Conor McGregor countenanced a request treat that will see the former UFC champion avoid jail time for fees stemming from his actions at a press contest in April
This time, Conor McGregor didn’t put up a fight.
The mixed martial arts starring pleaded guilty on Thursday to disorderly conduct and will perform five days of community service to resolve bills stemming from a backstage melee at a New York City realm in which he was caught on camera hurling a hand truck at a bus full of fighters.
McGregor will also be evaluated for an anger management program and be prohibited from contact with soldiers injured in the mayhem after a news conference for the UFC 223 contest at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center in April.
There are no restrictions on McGregor’s travel. If he stands out of hardship for a year, his enter is likely to be wiped clean. If he violates the terms of his plea slew, he could be jailed for up to 15 periods. Prosecutors said he’s already paid to fix the bus.
” I just want to say I’m thankful to the DA and the reviewer for letting me to move ahead ,” McGregor said outside a Brooklyn courthouse.” I want to say to your best friend, their own families, my devotees, thank you for the corroborate .”
The 30 -year-old Irish brawler, who last month said he regretted his actions, then rushed to a waiting SUV with his suite, discriminated by bike-rack roadblocks from dozens of photographers and reporters and a self-professed superfan.
” You’re the champ Conor !” Robbie Fox wailed, an Irish pennant draped around his cervix.” They won’t do anything to you Conor, you’re the champ !”
McGregor, cover in a tight, blue pinstripe suit, was is participating in tribunal by his 25 -year-old friend, fellow boxer, Irish citizen and co-defendant Cian Cowley, who was sentenced to three days of community service and anger management.
Prosecutors said the convict will enable McGregor to” reflect on his conduct and give back to society .” The charges to which he and Cowley pleaded guilty are technically breaches , not criminal offenses.
McGregor, once the UFC’s simultaneous 145 lb and 155 lb endorse, hasn’t opposed since the fracas.